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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By culberro
We've had a moto van of some sort in the family...

We've had a moto van of some sort in the family for a while. My favorite was the '77 Dodge Tradesman with a big block, chrome side pipes, and a posi rear end. You could sneak up to 16mpg on the...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 44,176
Posted By culberro
That is so cool!

That is so cool!
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 44,176
Posted By culberro
I would have kept the van. Those are super cool.

I would have kept the van. Those are super cool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By culberro
Edited my post. Check out the different types in...

Edited my post. Check out the different types in the link. I got lucky with the clam-shell type.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By culberro
You can pull the ignition/lock assembly off the...

You can pull the ignition/lock assembly off the column in about 20-30min if you know what you're doing. That allows you to turn the wheels without having a key.

Edit: Apparently there are 3ish...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By culberro
I must have gotten lucky. No issues with the KLR...

I must have gotten lucky. No issues with the KLR 16v header in a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By culberro
You can definitely do that. I went the more...

You can definitely do that.

I went the more difficult path and moved the thermostat plate to a remote filter location.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By culberro
If it's on a flat-ish surface, oscillating saws...

If it's on a flat-ish surface, oscillating saws work really well to scrap it off. You can get a variety of blade widths to work in tight areas vs large flat areas.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,519
Posted By culberro
What ramps and preload did you go with for the...

What ramps and preload did you go with for the Gripper, more curious than anything :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By culberro
Jokeís on you, that never happens.

Jokeís on you, that never happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
I know of a good 3.31 1031 244 diff sitting in a...

I know of a good 3.31 1031 244 diff sitting in a shop near Olympia Wa if you wanted to drive down.
There just has to be something closer.
Have you tried the Volvo Owners Of the PNW Facebook group?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By culberro
There’s been a bunch of research (years ago) on...

There’s been a bunch of research (years ago) on detecting knock by looking at spark plug discharge rates, maybe that’s what 123 is doing?
Even the simple 123 distributor is an upgrade over a stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By culberro
Most likely this. The cool-kid upgrade is to...

Most likely this.
The cool-kid upgrade is to use a 160F thermostat... which is a terrible idea. I think 185F is stock.

If you end up replacing the t-stat, spend the extra few dollars on a "high...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By culberro
The K-cam should be fine as is. Both the B and K...

The K-cam should be fine as is. Both the B and K cam are pretty mild cams.

Chamber volume is all over the map, but somewhat consistent across a single head.

Dish volume is pretty consistent as...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By culberro
He's running a microsquirt plug-n-play setup

He's running a microsquirt plug-n-play setup
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By culberro
0.040" and a thin gasket is a great setup for...

0.040" and a thin gasket is a great setup for lh2.4 when running premium (91/93) with the B-cam.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,919
Posted By culberro
Hahaha. Should be a ripper when youíre done!

Hahaha. Should be a ripper when youíre done!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By culberro
I had similar experiences with a set I installed...

I had similar experiences with a set I installed for a friend. They felt way better than the blown out OE struts, and did the job for years.

I haven't tried a set out with higher spring rates...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,919
Posted By culberro
Doing the JVL special?

Doing the JVL special?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 801,298
Posted By culberro
I'm glad it worked out so well, and thank you for...

I'm glad it worked out so well, and thank you for the bottle of whiskey.
It was a joy to work on a car that is as clean and well cared for as yours!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 801,298
Posted By culberro
I donít think itíll ever be for sale. Shop mate...

I donít think itíll ever be for sale. Shop mate loves that car.


Itís a blast to drive.
1.8l 16v with cams and a microsquirt. 12:1 race motor going in sometime this century :)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
The stock 5.0 cams are terrible. Itís like having...

The stock 5.0 cams are terrible. Itís like having an M cam in a b230f.
Toss in anything else and itíll be a a much more rev happy engine. Mine currently shoots right up to the 7500 redline without...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 801,298
Posted By culberro
Straight out the hood.

Straight out the hood.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 04:25 PM
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Views: 801,298
Posted By culberro
5 hours of work before the DP fab even starts....

5 hours of work before the DP fab even starts....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 02:55 PM
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Views: 801,298
Posted By culberro
I see you’ve documented my poor posture :lol:

I see you’ve documented my poor posture :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
Jeep Dana 30 gearsets will only fit a 1030 diff....

Jeep Dana 30 gearsets will only fit a 1030 diff. 1031 gearsets are available, but they're $600-800 plus shipping from Europe.
The Dana-Spicer gearsets are made in India, and have worked very well...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By culberro
One of these cools better than dual 12" pullers...

One of these cools better than dual 12" pullers on my car: https://www.flex-a-lite.com/electric-fans/15-inch-black-magic-s-blade-reversible-electric-fan-with-adjustable-thermostat-controller-663.html...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By culberro
Fuel pump relay, or spin the fuses.

Fuel pump relay, or spin the fuses.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By culberro
Not much of one, if any. Shop mate had one in his...

Not much of one, if any. Shop mate had one in his Tacoma, and it wore the diff case out in probably 30k miles. No warranty or support of any kind from Eaton, they said it was all normal wear and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By culberro
Volvo only used the 3.73 and up center section. ...

Volvo only used the 3.73 and up center section.
Go with the 912A588 part number, as it's a higher preload diff meant for a rear axle application.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By culberro
They're fine most of the time, but at ORP in long...

They're fine most of the time, but at ORP in long sweepers mine would lock/un-lock. Not what I would want in a performance setting.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By culberro
With the truetrac getting close to $600, I'd just...

With the truetrac getting close to $600, I'd just spend the extra money on something better.

If you have the funds to spend on a $1000-1300 diff, go for it.
Gripper makes a great clutch type...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By culberro
Get some CLR and clean out the radiator, and...

Get some CLR and clean out the radiator, and flush the crap out of it. Then your mind will be at ease.
Drift car sits at 210-220F when getting beat on all day. It just has c3 vette aluminum...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By culberro
G80 diffs work ok, but a proper LSD is a huge...

G80 diffs work ok, but a proper LSD is a huge upgrade.
My biggest complaint with the G80 was the inconsistency with open vs lock when driven hard. This only gets worse as they wear out. Long...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By culberro
This might help. The single layer gaskets just...

This might help. The single layer gaskets just blow out when there's a slight leak.

https://www.enjukuracing.com/products/oem-nissan-t3-turbo-inlet-gasket-rb25det.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By culberro
I had the same issue on the 242 Turbo. Drains...

I had the same issue on the 242 Turbo. Drains were 100% clear, yet on hard braking first thing in the morning... water fall all over me!
I sold the car to someone who lives in a desert. Problem...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
The 225/50R16 will fit without issue, same size...

The 225/50R16 will fit without issue, same size I'm running on a similar wheel.
You will want a 3.31 with that diameter of tire.
What 5th gear ratio does your T5 have?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
I will say, highway driving with the 3.73 rear...

I will say, highway driving with the 3.73 rear end is pretty annoying. Blowing the tires off at 50-60 is fun though .
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By culberro
Gabriel Ultras for the win!!!

Gabriel Ultras for the win!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,266
Posted By culberro
Depends what you’re doing. Just a cruiser? 3.31...

Depends what you’re doing.
Just a cruiser? 3.31 would be a good choice.
I have 3.73 in the drift car, and will be trying out a 3.31 here in a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By culberro
Uhaul vehicles kill you on longer trips due to...

Uhaul vehicles kill you on longer trips due to the per mile charge of $0.60-$1.00/mile.

Enclosed uhaul trailers are a per-day rate of like $50/day.

OP: I'm not sure how much stuff you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By culberro
They sure do, though they might be on a slight...

They sure do, though they might be on a slight hiatus at the moment.
Call the service/tech department. It helps if you know the unsprung weights, motion ratios of the shock, wheel rates of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By culberro
Trailer all the way... if you have a trailer...

Trailer all the way... if you have a trailer that's actually maintained.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By culberro
If you have energy suspension sway bar bushings...

If you have energy suspension sway bar bushings and mounts, you can just use washers to space them where you want them.
My go to is some 1/8” or 1/4” aluminum flat bar.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By culberro
Initially a welded diff with a big bar and 60psi...

Initially a welded diff with a big bar and 60psi will get you sideways, but it's really slow. It's predictably sideways, so it can be used to teach you slide control. That becomes a hindrance as you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By culberro
The S-10 shocks are from the front end...

The S-10 shocks are from the front end application of a s-10. They are way over damped for the rear of a 240. If you like bone jarring suspension dampening, then they're for you!
I had some Monroe...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By culberro
Ditch the rear bar and go to a skinny stock rear...

Ditch the rear bar and go to a skinny stock rear bar.
Rear springs in the 125-150 lb/in range.
Ditch the S-10 shocks, they're way too stiff for actual grip. A good cheap shock that has decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By culberro
Go Continental retro-ish head unit... ...

Go Continental retro-ish head unit...
https://www.continental-automotive.com/en-gl/Trucks-Buses/Interior-Cabin/Infotainment/Radios/FM-AM-Radio-with-CD-USB-Bluetooth
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By culberro
Big coolant ports are fine for NA. You can easily...

Big coolant ports are fine for NA. You can easily cut the head .100” or more and still be fine.
For springs, KL racing single springs will be fine.
For machine work, you’ll want to have the ID of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,304
Posted By culberro
Someone needs to send a new IPD turbo cam to you...

Someone needs to send a new IPD turbo cam to you for measuring.

They may have the same duration and lift, but the path there may be entirely different.
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